The wholesale inflation for primary articles for September stood at 3.7 per cent as against 6.34 per cent in August. Fuel & Power inflation for September came -3.35 per cent, compared to -6.03 per cent in August. Food index for the month of September eased to 1.54 per cent from 5.62 per cent in August.
On Thursday last week, the consumer price index (CPI)-based inflation or retail inflation, for the month of September eased at 5.02 per cent as against 6.83 per cent in August. The inflation came back to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)’s comfort level of below six per cent after a two-month gap.
First Published: Oct 16 2023 | 12:04 PM IST